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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry TrendsWEEKMONTHYEAR
Apr 16 – 22 vs.
Apr 9 – 15
Mar 2017 vs.
Feb 2017
Mar 2017 vs.
Mar 2016
Spot Market Loads+10%+46%+92%
Spot Market Capacity1.5%+12%+1.7%
Van Load-To-Truck+11%+30%+98%
Van Rates (Spot)+0.0%+0.6%+7.2%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+20%+38%+109%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.0%+3.6%+9.1%
Reefer Load-To-Truck+2.4%+31%+99%
Reefer Rates (Spot)+0.0%+0.5%+5.1%
Fuel Prices+0.6%0.6%+22%
National Average Rates Hold Firm

Ratios Rise for Each Trailer Type

Apr 16 – 22 – The national averages for vanreefer, and flatbed rates continued to hold steady, while prices in many major freight markets continued their slow-and-steady springtime climb. Demand for flatbeds was especially high last week, as the load-to-truck ratio hit 47.8 loads posted for every truck posted.

The chart above depicts national average spot market rates for the past four weeks, including fuel surcharges. Weekly rate snapshots reflect averages for the month to-date, from DAT RateView.

Last update: 4/25/2017 – Next update: 5/2/2017

Fuel Prices
+0.0%$2.60 / gallon
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